INSTRUMENTATION OF THE FULL-SCALE EXPERIMENT ON A1 TRUNK ROAD AT CONINGTON, HUNTINGDONSHIRE

THE INSTRUMENTATION OF THE FULL SCALE EXPERIMENT ON THE A1 TRUNK ROAD AT CONINGTON, HUNTINGDONSHIRE IS DESCRIBED. THE EXPERIMENT IS DESIGNED TO COMPARE THE PERFORMANCE OF VARIOUS GRAVEL AGGREGATES USED IN THE BASE AND BASE COURSE LAYERS IN CONJUNCTION WITH BITUMEN AND TAR BINDERS. A BRIEF DESCRIPTION IS GIVEN OF THE GAGES USED TO MEASURE TRANSIENT STRESSES AND STRAINS IN THE SUBGRADE, STRAIN AT THE BOTTOM OF THE BASE AND THE SURFACING, AND THE TOTAL AND COMPONENT TRANSIENT AND PERMANENT DEFORMATIONS OF THE PAVEMENT AND SUBGRADE.THE METHODS USED FOR INSTALLING THESE GAGES ARE DESCRIBED IN DETAIL AND RESULTS ARE GIVEN OF PRELIMINARY MEASUREMENTS MADE WHEN THE ROAD WAS LOADED BY COMMERCIAL VEHICLES. /AUTHOR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Rrl Rept Lr 296, 41 PP, 6 FIG
  • Authors:
    • POTTER, J F
    • Mayhew, H C
    • Mayo, A P
  • Publication Date: 1969

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  • Accession Number: 00207085
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 27 1970 12:00AM